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Bolitho, William Symonds
Born: 5 November 1920
Rank, regiment: P/O Writer, Royal Navy
Captured: Muntok, Bangka Island off Sumatra
Camps: Muntok, hellship to Palembang airfield, Chung Wah (Chinese School), Sungei Ron
Repatriated: SS Cilicia Singapore to Liverpool
Civilian occupation: RN (fastest rise through ranks early post-war), retired Lt Cdr
Interviewed: Halstead August 2007
William Bolitho talking about...
…working parties and stealing in Sumatra.
…clerical work in the camp office.
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